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Susan McGalla was raised with her siblings in Ohio, United States of America. Her father was a hard worker, and he used to provide for the family from the proceeds that he could get after coaching football. She was educated at Mount Union College where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Currently, at Mount Union College, she performs her duties as board member. Susan McGalla’s husband is a well established wealth administrator, and he has been supporting Susan career throughout this period.

Susan McGalla is a renowned business lady, and she also performs other chores as a consultant. Her consultancy firm is based at Pittsburgh, which is located in Pennsylvania. She has been a president at the famous American Eagle Outfitters, and also she has worked as an executive officer of the Wet Seal Company. Wet Seal is usually traded publicly, and it is famous in the provision of solutions that are related to real estate. Previously, she served as the trustee of the University of Pittsburgh, and she has been also the chief executive officer of the Allegheny Conference that focuses on the development of the community. Susan McGalla had amassed a lot of experience in matters related to the consultancy of talent management, branding, marketing, and the efficiency of operations in a company.

Her long career started when she began performing her duties at the Joseph Home Company on It is at this company where she worked in many management positions up to 1994. From the Joseph Home Company, she joined American Eagle Outfitters where she began working as a merchandise buyer of clothing for women. She worked in several management ranks, rising to the level of the chief merchandiser in the same company. Through her hard work, she steered the company forward, and she eventually oversaw it launching the 77kids brands.

Susan McGalla exited the American Eagle Outfitters to engage in consultancy work focusing on the financial investments. She was appointed to become a board member at HFF firm. She did not stay for long at HFF since she was called upon to join Weal Seal Company as the firm’s chief executive officer. In 2011, she withdrew her services at the firm and started her company which she named P3 Executive Consulting. She also serves in other capacities at Pittsburgh Steelers Company, and she works as the head of the strategic planning department in the same company.

Susan McGalla normally provides free talks to girls, and she advises them on what they should do to succeed in this competitive world. The organization that deals with girl child affairs that she has been actively involved in is the Girl’s Foundation of Pittsburg. She has been largely successful due to her resilience, focus, hard work, and great passion for her career. Her parents also instilled in her confidence that has been very instrumental in her success. The confidence has been helpful when expressing herself to people. She is very knowledgeable in many things, something that has helped her a lot when discussing important topics with people from diverse backgrounds.

Susan P. McGalla is currently the president of P3 Consulting, a company she founded in 2012. She has had a long business career and held various positions both at the managerial and marketing levels. Among the companies she has worked for include the American Eagle Outfitters and West Seal. Susan McGalla on also sits on the board of several other companies such as HFF Inc.

She was born in East Liverpool Ohio and raised together with her two brothers by their father, a football coach for a local club. Susan McGalla sees her father as a great mentor who taught her not to let her or any other gender, be the restraint to achieving her goals.

She graduated with a bachelor in Business and Marketing from Mount Union College, where she still serves as a board member. She started working at Joseph Horne Company where she served in various marketing and managerial position from 1986 to 1994. From here she joined the American Eagle Outfitters.

She started out as the company’s divisional merchandise buyer for women clothes. She later rose through the ranks to be the president and Chief marketing Officer (CMO) of the company’s flagship brand in America. Her efforts and innovative ideas were lauded when she was named the President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the entire company, a position she served until January 2009.

Between 2009 and 2011, she worked as a private consultant for the retail and financial investment industries in Pittsburg where she resides. In January 2011, she joined Wet Seal as the CEO and worked there up to July 2012 when she left to start her consultancy firm, P3 Consultancy Company LLC. She is also currently working the Pittsburgh Steelers as the Director of Strategic Planning and Growth.

During her time as a business career woman, Susan has amassed a great deal of expertise and experience all derived from the many positions she served. She is a very outgoing woman open to new ideas in life and also ready to share whatever she feels can be beneficial to another person.

Talking about her career success, she attributes it to hard work, commitment and resilience to achieve. She is an advocator of equality and award of opportunities on merit and not on gender or any other preferences. This she learnt coming from a family of three boys where no one was treated indifferently.

She is glad to have broken the monotony of male predominance in most institutions where she has worked. A case in point, American Eagle, a company that had no women on its board or executive positions upon her joining the. Her hard work, however, saw her climb the through its leadership to be its President. Her story is a motivation to many women and girls who feel like they belong to a lesser gender. It is an illustration that with proper motivation, hard work, and perseverance, everyone can make it.